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Project Manager Construction

Location:
United States
Salary:
136000
Posted:
August 26, 2012

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Byron G. Sarango

xibnzr@r.postjobfree.com

*** ********* *****

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA 18301

Tel 570-***-**** Cell: 917-***-****

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CAREER EXPERIENCE

Experience as a top producing project manager is based on achieving results, being hands on and

skilled in negotiating and reviewing contract and bids; all supported by 25 plus years of

experience in all aspects of the industry. Being in the field has led me to continuously manage

client relationships, at the same time pursuing new clients and upholding expectations from

internal management. Sustain a strong record of outperforming contracts and creating new

business. Recognized for the ability to incorporate innovative management techniques, systems

and procedures to enhance business practices, increase productivity, and boost revenues. Time as

a project manager has led to the development of strong relationships with key decision makers,

other managers, and successful business partners. Successfully able to uncover customer needs;

provide solutions, handle objectives and close sales.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PROJECT MANAGER 09/2006-03/2011

TAG CONSULTANTS, INC. - NY, NY 10019

(Projects ranging from $5,000 – $16,000,000)

•Run consecutive “fast track” projects including full coordination and management.

•Conduct weekly job progress meetings attended by designers and contractors; review and

finalize Meeting Minutes.

•Regularly visit all sites to evaluate work progress.

•Prepare and finalize budget estimates.

•Negotiate bid proposals and change orders.

•Analyze and resolve various (ongoing) project problems with clients and designers.

•Review and finalized: “scope of work” for all trades.

•Evaluate potential: contractors and vendors.

•Establish and implement order of objectives (operations) at construction sites, schedule,

coordinate and track progress of main trades, scrutinize and recover schedule slippage.

•Analyze construction documents, prepare and submit RFI’s.

•Supervise field and office personnel schedule and conduct staff meetings on sites and in the

office.

Owners and Companies: Highgate Hotels, Continuum LLC, The Manhattan Club and Jumeirah

Essex House.

Major Projects include: The Park Central Hotel, The Manhattan Club, The Embassy Suites, The

Radisson Hotel, The Paramount Hotel, Hotel Thirty-Thirty and Jumeirah Essex House.

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PROJECT MANAGER 01/2005-08/2006

INTEGRATED SERVICES CORP. - NY, NY 10016

(Projects ranging from $5,000-$10,000,000)

•Coordinate back to back fast paced projects with full organization and management.

•Hold weekly job meetings attended by designers and contractors. Review and finalize Meeting

Minutes.

•Regular visits to all sites to monitor job progress.

•Prepare and finalize budget estimates.

•Negotiate bid proposals and change orders.

•Analyze and resolve different (continuing) project concerns/issues with clients and designers.

•Evaluation and finalization: of “scope of work” for all trades.

•Assess: potential contractors and vendors.

•Coordinate various objectives based deadlines at jobsites; schedule Establish and enforce

sequence of activities (operations) at construction sites, schedule, organize and examine progress

of main trades; analyze and recover schedule slippage.

•Analyze construction documents, prepare and submit RFI’s.

•Supervise field personnel schedule and conduct staff meetings on sites.

Owners: Highgate Hotels.

Major Projects: The Park Central Hotel, The Crown Plaza at United Nations, The Radisson Hotel.

PROJECT MANAGER 03/2004-01/2005

TDX CONSTRUCTION CORP. - L.I.C, NY 10001

(Projects ranging from $35,000,000 – $174,000,000)

•Established and enforced sequence of activities (operations) at construction sites, scheduled and

tracked all subcontractors and own activities, maintained scheduled milestone and completion

dates.

•Coordinated field activities, including scheduling of all trades, managing of major deliveries,

determination of necessity and type of construction equipment.

•Analyzed construction documents, prepare and submit RFIs.

•Reviewed submittals such as: shop drawings, as-built documents, progress schedules, catalog

cuts, progress photographs, engineering calculations, payment requisitions, mix designs, etc.

•Conducted regular inspections; of project sites for safety compliance.

•Supervised field personnel and conducted staff meetings.

•Evaluated and selected; building materials considering constructability, lead-time, cost, and

quality.

•Prepared and substantiated; requests for substitutions.

Owners and CM Companies: NYC SCA and MONTCLAIR UNIVERSITY.

Major Projects: Story Avenue HS (X) and Montclair University.

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PROJECT MANAGER / ESTIMATOR 05/1993-01/2004

SHROID CONSTRUCTION, INC. - L.I.C, NY 10001

(Projects ranging from $1,500,000 – $74,000,000)

•Selected projects for bidding in light of current company requirements, such as bonding ability,

seasonal needs, labor availability.

•Reviewed and finalized cost estimates and takeoffs, occasionally checked takeoffs and cost

estimates for accuracy.

•Prepared, finalized, and further negotiated bid proposals.

•Participated in pre-bid, bid, kick off, pre-construction, and construction progress meetings,

resolved various project problems with owners, designers and CMs.

•Prepared and negotiated change orders.

•Outlined trades to be subcontracted, finalized “scope of work” for subcontractors.

•Negotiated with subcontractors and vendors; evaluated potential subcontractors; did final

buyouts; finalized contracts and purchase orders.

•Established and enforced sequence of activities (operations) at construction sites, scheduled and

tracked all subcontractors and own activities, maintained scheduled milestone and completion

dates.

•Coordinated field activities, including scheduling of all trades, managing of major deliveries,

determination of necessity and type of construction equipment.

•Analyzed construction documents, prepare and submit RFI’s

•Reviewed submittals such as: shop drawings, as-built documents, progress schedules, catalog

cuts, progress photographs, engineering calculations, payment requisitions, mix designs, etc.

•Conducted regular inspections; of project sites for safety compliance.

•Supervised field and office personnel scheduled and conducted staff meetings.

•Evaluated and selected; building materials considering constructability, lead-time, cost, and

quality.

•Prepared and substantiated; requests for substitutions.

•Pre-construction and construction: survey of project sites.

Owners and CM Companies: Columbia University, NYC SCA, Port Authority of NY & NJ, F.J.

Sciame Construction, J. A. Jones Construction Group, NYC Housing Authority, Skanska USA

Building, HHC, TDX Construction, Bovis Land Lease, New York Hilton Hotel, New York Palace

Hotel, Drake Swisshotel, The Waldorf-Astoria.

Major Projects: Columbia University-School of Journalism, Queens Family Courthouse, Henry

Hudson Hotel, 56th Street Hotel, Goldstein High School, PS 395, PS230/IS229 (X), PS8 (K),

Calhoun School, Drew Hamilton Houses, UPS Main Office, UPS at JFK, JFK International

Arrival, Joseph Papp Public Theater, NY Hilton, Drake, Waldorf-Astoria, NY Palace, Prince

George and Central Synagogue.

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ASSISTANT ARCHITECT 06/1985-04/1993

AUGUSTINE M. DIGNEO, JR., ARCHITECT - NY, NY 10013

(Projects ranging from $35,000 – $14,000,000)

•Responsible for office direction of production staff, field surveys, estimate project cost,

preparation of manual and CAD production, document specification writing, shop drawing

reviews and field supervision.

Owners and Companies: The Waldorf-Astoria, The New York Hilton, and The Grand Hyatt.

Major Projects: The Waldorf-Astoria, The New York Hilton, and The Grand Hyatt.

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EDUCATION:

NEW YORK CITY TECHNICAL COLLEGE - New York, NY 1985

•Architectural Program

THOMAS A. EDISON - TECH & VOC. HIGH SCHOOL - Queens, NY 1983

•High School Diploma

SKILLS AND LANGUAGES:

Proficient in; AutoCAD based applications, SureTrak, Primavera, Expedition, Microsoft Project,

Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project Manager) / Fluent in Spanish and

English.

CERTIFICATIONS:

•NYC DOB: 40 Hour Site Safety Manager.

•NYC DOB: 4 Hour Supported Scaffold.

•NYC DOB: 30Hour Construction Safety.



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